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Asian pork rolls

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15 minutes
25 minutes
Makes 20

400 g lean pork stir fry strips or sliced pork fillet
1 tsp sesame oil
1 cup char sui sauce
¼ cabbage, finely shredded
1 carrot, peeled and grated
4 spring onion, sliced diagonally
150 g water chestnuts, roughly chopped
10 sheets fresh phyllo (filo) pastry
150 g butter, melted
2 tblsp black sesame seeds
½ cup spring roll dipping sauce or light soy

Cooking Instructions:

1. Pre-heat the oven to 200°C.

2. Combine the lean pork strips in a medium bowl with the sesame oil and char-sui sauce.

3. Heat oil in a large wok over a high heat and stir-fry the prepared vegetables for 3-4 minutes. Remove and cool in a large bowl.

4. Return the wok to the heat and stir-fry the pork strips in two batches for 2-3 minutes or until well browned. Place pork in the bowl with the vegetables and mix well.

5. Lay the filo pastry on a flat surface and brush one sheet with the melted butter then top with another sheet. Repeat until you have 5 sheets. Cut each sheet into 2 large rectangles.

6. Spoon a little pork mixture into the centre of the pastry and brush the edges with melted butter. Fold in the edges, turn and fold pastry to enclose filling and roll tightly into a cigar shape. Repeat with remaining mixture and pastry.

7. Place each cigar onto a baking sheet lined with baking paper brush each roll with a little melted butter and sprinkle with black sesame seeds.

8. Bake rolls in the pre-heated oven for 12-15 minutes or until golden and crisp.

9. Serve hot with spring roll dipping sauce.

Pork may also be marinated with honey and soy or spicy plum as a delicious alternative.

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